Wednesday, May 22, 2013
CHENNAI A DIFFERENT CITY TO VISIT
by Radfhiga K
If you set your mind to take a tour to India, then make your foot to move towards the Chennai city of Tamil Nadu. No doubt there will be a lot of excitement all over the city with lot of tourist places which admires you much. Are you ready for the tour? Then get on your shoes for the ride all over Chennai.
Chennai was formerly known as Madras, situated in the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal. It is the “Gateway of South India” with rich cultural heritage and various resources make it more comfortable for living.
Let’s start .Here’s the best of Chennai.
Chennai has more number of places to visit; it takes more than week to watch around the important places of Chennai. Beaches, Magnificent Temples, Glorious Churches and Mosques, Art Galleries, Museum, Parks, Monuments, Restaurants, Discotheques, etc. are there to watch out.
The Marina Beach (The 2nd Largest Beach in World) and the Elliot’s Beach are the most common and popular beach to take a cool breeze with a snack (Sundal – Chick pea fry).Then churches like Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Thomas in Santhome, St. Mary’s Church, St. Thomas Mount are likely to be visited. Various other places like Birla Planetarium, Valluvar kottam; Fort St. George, Government Museum and National Art Gallery are the most important places to visit while you come to Chennai.
Parks such as Guindy National Park, Snake Park, Aringar Anna Zoological Park and Reserve Forest in Nanmangalam.
The people in and around Chennai are Tamil speaking people, but they speak on different accents and pronunciations. Mostly the peoples start their day very early in the morning and ends up at late night. This is due to heavy population, work flow and traffic around the city. Food practices of the natives are Indian cuisines, but likely to take Chinese, Mexican, Multi-cuisine and also they take sea foods. It is advisable to take bottled waters and avoid cool drinks. It is better to avoid road side foods, since it is unhygienic. Tourists avoid driving in Chennai because of heavy traffic. Auto-Rickshaw over charges the foreigners better avoid such cases.
WEEKEND GET OUTS:
At weekends the heavy working professionals can take various fun spots and playful areas to reach out. Skywalk, City centre and Express Avenue are for shopping.RC Car racing in ECR, Mayajal, MGM Dizee World, VGP, Mahabalipuram, Muttukadu Boat House and various other places are good for great relief on weekends.
So it is a very different experience to everyone with greater amusement.